Congratulation to Captain Sherri Tull on her retirement, after 28 years of service to the citizens of the City of Wilmington Delaware. Captain Tull was appointed to the Wilmington Department of Police on July 16, 1990. During her tenure with the Department, she has served in the Uniformed Services Division, Special Operations Division and the Human Resources Division. She was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in April 2001, to the rank of Master Sergeant in July 1, 2004, to the rank of Lieutenant in March 21, 2009 and appointed to the rank of Captain on January 16, 2013. Captain Tull’s final assignment was the Commanding Officer of the Office of Professional Standards and the Commanding Officer of the Criminal Investigations Division.
Captain Tull has received several Departmental Commendations and awards as well as many letters of Commendations from the Citizens of Wilmington and community leaders. In 2012, Captain Tull received the Women of Distinction Award from the Markevis A. Johnson Educational Foundation recognizing her contributions to her profession and community. In 2016, Captain Tull was recognized as the Police Officer of the Year by the Dover Alumni Chapter of Omega Phi Psi Fraternity.
Captain Tull earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Bowie State College, May 1983, a Master of Science in the School of Counseling from Wilmington College, May 1999 and a Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University, May 2012.
Captain Tull currently serves as a Board Member at the West End Neighborhood House, Inc. a member of Ezion Mt-Carmel United Methodist Church, where she currently serves Chairperson of their Security Ministry, and member of the SPRC Committee She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Wilmington University.
Captain Tull is a proud member of the Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Captain Tull is an active and dedicated member of the Delaware NOBLE Chapter, serving on several committees, including the Annual Stephen J. Ballard Crab Feast fundraiser committee, the Annual Rodney H. Bond, Jr. Law Enforcement Career Fair Committee, co-chair of the Rodney H. Bond, Jr. Scholarship Fundraiser Committee and a member of the Law and Your Community Presentation Committee.
Captain Tull would like to acknowledge that she is proud to be the first African American female in the 126 year history of the Wilmington Department of Police to be promoted to the rank of Captain.
Captain Tull and her husband, Thomas has been married for 10 years. They have two children, Christian (wife Nia) and Courteney, one grandson, Caden and two granddaughters Avah and Aria.
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Wilmington, DE 19805